CEO compensation at the top 350 U.S. companies is 296 times the wage of an average worker in their industry, an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute shows. In 1965, top CEOs made 20 times the wa...
Following an awareness breakthrough in 2011, public support and political interest for addressing inequality is apparent. But what is to be done? The more effective option for combating inequality is for governments to, first, rebuild greater fairness into our systems of taxation and, second, increase the distribution of income from the "top" to the "bottom."
Have you procured your first pay stub for 2012? You probably should be used to the chill by now because it's been nearly frozen for years. That is, according to a study that says the average Canadian hasn't seen a meaningful pay increase in 30 years. The top 100 CEOs, however, saw a 27 per cent pay increase.
Recession? What recession? The economic downturn in 2008 and 2009 was a distant memory by 2010 for Canada’s top chief executive officers, at least as far as their pay packages were concerned. A Globe...